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Ice Hockey World Championship 10.–26.5.2024

The 2024 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship kicks off for the Finnish national team Leijonat on the opening day of the tournament Friday May 10, when Finland faces the host team Czech Republic. Finland will play its preliminary round matches in Prague.

Veikkaus is the main partner of the Finnish Ice Hockey Association and the national team Leijonat. We will broadcast Finland’s games live on the screens of the Casino Helsinki Sports Bar.

The Sports Bar is open from Sunday to Thursday from 3 pm to 2 am and on Friday and Saturday from 3 pm to 4 am. The restaurant kitchen is open daily from 3 pm to 11 pm. For inquiries and table reservations, you can leave us a message via the “Book a Table” form below or call our customer service at 0200 55000. You can find the Sports Bar menu here.

The Finnish national team’s match schedule

Out of the seven preliminary round matches, three will begin at 17:20 Finnish time. Three matches are late-night games starting at 21:20. The match against Great Britain starts at 13:20, but the casino opens at 15:00, unfortunately meaning the game won’t be shown. On Thursday, May 23, the casino is closed all day.

Preliminary Round Matches
Fri 10.5. 21:20 Finland vs Czech Republic
Sun 12.5. 13:20 Finland vs Great Britain (Casino closed)
Mon 13.5. 17:20 Finland vs Norway
Thu 16.5. 17:20 Finland vs Austria
Sat 18.5. 17:20 Finland vs Canada
Mon 20.5. 21:20 Finland vs Denmark
Tue 21.5. 21:20 Finland vs Switzerland

The quarter-finals will be played on Thu 23.5. (Casino closed)

The semi-finals will be played on Sat 25.5.
15:20 Semi-final 1
19:20 Semi-final 2

The medal matches will be played on Sun 26.5.
16:20 Bronze medal match
21:20 Gold medal match

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